Joshua: So, is today my lucky day? Or… Tails, hm? Oh, well. Luck’s just not on my side today, I guess.
L’Arachel: Oh, may I ask what you are doing?
Joshua: Hm? Oh, I was just checking my luck. Looks like today is not set to be one of my better ones.
L’Arachel: That’s not good! Perhaps if you gave up that coin for some good, honest prayer… I have no need of luck, you see, for I benefit from divine grace!
Joshua: That sounds nice. I’d love to have a bit of that myself. All right, let’s have a quick bet to see which is better. We’ll test your divine grace against my good old luck.
L’Arachel: Oh, I could never give in to such a vile sin. Gambling is a pox, a boil upon the fair skin of mankind.
Joshua: That’s going a bit far, don’t you think?
L’Arachel: Gambling corrupts the masses, and I’ll have none of it. Which is the more noble: to earn your keep or to swindle it? And besides, this is a battlefield, not a gambling hall. No, I simply will not indulge in such spiritual pollution here.
Joshua: Oh, you’re really making too much of a big deal out of it. This is just a coin toss. You can flip a coin just about anywhere. Let’s see… Well, heads or tails? What is it?
L’Arachel: Since you refuse to resist the evils of temptation… I shall have to teach you a lesson you won’t soon forget. Heads!
Joshua: I knew you’d come around! Right, so let’s see here… Hey! It’s heads! You really are lucky!
L’Arachel: Huh? I won? Well, of course I won! I shouldn’t be so surprised. It was fate. One as blessed as I could never lose at something so base as gambling.
Joshua: Great, so let’s keep going. How about putting some money down this time? 100 gold coins?
L’Arachel: That’s fine. Anything I win will, of course, fund only noble causes.
Joshua: That’s my girl… Are you ready? Heads or tails, what’s your call?
L’Arachel: Heads. What else?
Joshua: Hi, there.
L’Arachel: Hello, Joshua.
Joshua: Do you have a few minutes to spare? I wanted to win back my money. You were doing pretty well the other day. I was overconfident. But today, I’m feeling lucky.
L’Arachel: I accept your proposal. But remember, I think that gambling is an immoral, inexcusable pastime. You can tell it is wicked, because of how good you feel when you win.
Joshua: Can’t disagree with you there. Last time, I went easy on you because you were an amateur. Don’t think I’m gonna throw away my money like that today.
L’Arachel: I would never ask you to go easy on me, Joshua. After all, I have righteousness at my side, and I need no favors.
Joshua: Righteousness? Is that what you’ve got? And to think, you were the one telling me gambling was wrong!
L’Arachel: Oh, but it is wrong. I meant to teach you a lesson, and your lesson continues. When done for a just cause, surely gambling could not possibly be wrong.
Joshua: Now, let’s see the color of your money!
L’Arachel: Look, Joshua! I won again!
L’Arachel: What do you mean, making such rude noises in front of a lady!? You’re slowing down the game!
Joshua: Hold on, give me a break! You got me. I lost. I’ve had enough. It’s just like you said. I shouldn’t gamble anymore.
L’Arachel: Are you quitting on me? Where’s your spirit?
Joshua: …Man. I just don’t get it. Not at all. You must really have some sort of divine powers on your side. I mean, I’ve been fixing every single game, and I still can’t wi–
L’Arachel: Fixing? What do you mean? The game’s not broken. I’m doing fine!
Joshua: Uh… No, I– Nothing. Anyway, I’m all done. I don’t want to play with you anymore. Go take someone else for a ride.
L’Arachel: A ride? Like on a horse? What are you talking about?
Joshua: Look, what I’m trying to say is… You don’t know anything, and you STILL managed to beat me!
L’Arachel: What do you mean, I don’t know anything? Oh! Such disrespect! What do you know, other than gambling? Tell me that!
Joshua: Hm? Let’s see… I know how to survive in a desert, for one thing.
L’Arachel: I think we’re all quite familiar with the hardships of travel by now! If that’s all you’ve got, don’t go around telling me I’M the ignorant one!
Joshua: Aaaah! Enough already! Fine! Fine! I was wrong!!! Anyway, the point is that I’m not gambling with you ANYMORE!
L’Arachel: Oh! He ran away! …Why do they always run away? Who will I play with now? Oh, I have an idea! We can build a gambling hall in Rausten! Yes, I’m brilliant! I simply must bring this up with Uncle next time I see him!